HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) - The National Weather Service has issued a high surf warning for east facing shores of Kauai, Oahu and the Big Island.
The warning is also in effect for the north and west facing shores of Kauai and Niihau, and for the north facing shores of Oahu, Molokai and Maui.
The NWS says the warning will remain in effect until 6 a.m. Tuesday.
Forecasters say surf heights will be between 10 to 15 feet. Rough surf, rip currents and large surf will persist until at least Tuesday.
Battering waves are expected to hit the shoreline, resulting in dangerous swimming conditions and deadly rip currents.
The public is advised to stay out of the water.
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